Music Park: The Front Bottoms with Manchester Orchestra @ The Anthem — 11/24/18

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The Front Bottoms headline The Anthem on Nov. 24, 2018. (Photo by Shantel Breen) 

The Front Bottoms returned to DC exactly one year after their last visit at The Fillmore Silver Spring.  This time, they stopped by The Anthem — and they didn’t come alone!  The Front Bottoms teamed up with Manchester Orchestra for a dynamic set from both bands on Saturday.

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Music Park: Pigeons Playing Ping Pong @ Rams Head Live — 11/23/18

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Pigeons Playing Ping Pong performs at Rams Head Live on Nov. 23, 2018. (Photo by Shantel Breen)

Baltimore’s own Pigeons Playing Ping Pong performed two shows for their hometown fans this past Friday and Saturday at Rams Head Live! It was a great way to celebrate Thanksgiving weekend!

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Music Park: Los Campesinos! w/ Adult Mom @ The Black Cat — 11/17/18

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Los Campesinos! perform at the Black Cat on Nov. 17, 2018. (Photo by Shantel Breen)

Los Campesinos! are celebrating 10 years of music with a tour that made its last stop at the Black Cat this past Saturday night.  Devoted fans started lining up over an hour before doors to get a good spot up front for this show.  The audience members were treated to an outstanding performance that evening!  Shantel Breen was up front to enjoy the show.

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Music Park: Young the Giant w/ Lights @ The Anthem — 11/16/18

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Sameer Gadhia, of Young the Giant, keeps the crowd dancing all night at The Anthem on Nov. 16, 2018. (Photo by Shantel Breen) 

Who doesn’t like to dance on a Friday night?  Young the Giant showed up at The Anthem this past Friday and gave everyone a reason to dance all night. Shantel Breen went to take part in the fun.

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Music Park: The Joy Formidable @ The Black Cat — 11/10/18

The Joy Formidable at The Black Cat for ParklifeDC 11/10/18The Joy Formidable rocked out at The Black Cat on Nov. 10, 2018. (Photo by Shantel Breen) 

The Joy Formidable, the always dynamic three-piece from Wales, closed their recent tour at The Black Cat on Saturday.  They provided fans with not only a fantastic set but included an after party to celebrate the end of a four-week tour for their fans as well.

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Music Park: Tancred @ The Black Cat — 11/10/18

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Jess Abbott of Tancred, performing at The Black Cat on Nov. 10, 2018. (Photo by Shantel Breen)

Tancred has been on tour for the past four weeks with The Joy Formidable, and they stopped by the Black Cat on Saturday, surprising those who came early with a performance that could have stood alone as the main act!

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Music Park: GWAR @ Baltimore Soundstage — 11/9/18

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GWAR entertains eager fans at Baltimore Soundstage on Nov. 9, 2018. (Photo by Shantel Breen)

GWAR rocked the Baltimore Soundstage this past Friday as devoted fans crowded the front of the stage to take part in the theatrics!  It was definitely a fun way to spend a Friday evening!  Despite the passing of lead singer and front man, Dave Brockie in 2014, GWAR has carried on.  This creative band continues to gather a devote fan base who come to their shows for not only the music, but to enjoy the show… the messy show!

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